Clubs and Sport Officer

Boroondara, Australia
02 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Join a fun team in Swinburne Student Life supporting our Clubs & Sport initiatives
  • SSAA 4 $58,600 + 17% Super
  • Full-time, ongoing Hawthorn Campus

About Swinburne 

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the job

An exciting role has arisen for a Clubs and Sport Officer to conduct all the administrative and operational aspects of the Clubs and Sport service for Swinburne Student Life including promotion and delivering of quality student experiences in Clubs and Sport.

The ideal candidate will have strong Organisational knowledge; judgement; independence and problem solving skills. The Clubs and Sport Officer will play an integral role in the delivery of quality customer service to students and Swinburne Student Life outcomes. This role will also represent Swinburne Student Life and the University to industry, community and government and have the ability to establish and maintain professional and collaborative opportunities.

The role will be responsible for:

  • Providing advice, support, liaison and assistance to Swinburne University, students and other stakeholders as necessary
  • Delivering outstanding customer service to Swinburne University, students and stakeholders
  • Supporting and conducting innovative approaches to engage and manage Swinburne’s community and stakeholder relationships
  • Conducting and administering all aspects and functions relating to Clubs and Sport
  • Conducting necessary meetings and deliver required reporting
  • Conducting and delivering Student Life projects relevant to the service area

If you believe you have the drive, passion and skills matching the key selection criteria, we would love for you to express your interest and apply. In return for your experience and investment, you will be part of a high performing and collaborative team that invests heavily in your professional development and empowers you to do and be more.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated ability and capacity to contribute to the development of a positive and co-operative team environment
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in one or more of the following: mentoring or teaching, activity planning, project management, fundraising or sponsorships
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver outstanding customer service, to implement new initiatives and take an innovative approach to customer service

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description.


The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

Further information, contacts and support

To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children’s Check. 

All appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Aimee Gipper on +61 3 9214 6430.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on

Applications close at 11.30pm, Sunday the 15th of July 2018